2023 Care Awards

2023 Care Awards

The 2023 Care Awards by Business Awards UK offers a stage for your contributions to the essential care industry. Our expert judges are ready to recognise the best of the best. Take the leap, enter and step into the spotlight today.

Effective 19th May 2023: All awards will be launched with a new fee structure. Your Award Acceptance Fee will be a single, “flat fee”. If you are selected as a Winner, you will only pay one single fee regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x Winner Trophy is included in this fee. Additional trophies can still be purchased.

This has been made possible thanks to our new sponsors and partners, who have enabled us to pass our cost savings on to winners. All entries are still FREE for all sectors.

Before You Enter: What You Need To Know

Free entry in all sectors and categories

We know that many small business owners, entrepreneurs and larger organisations don't like to pay up front for awards, where fees range from £99 to more than £250 per category. With us, all your entries are free.

You only pay a fee if you win an award

Unlike other programmes, you only pay a fee if you are selected as a winner. There's only one Award Acceptance Fee to pay regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x personalised Winner trophy is included*!

Publicity Package

As a winner or finalist, you get credible industry recognition & publicity from National press releases, Google and Yahoo! News features, content marketing and case studies.

Social Marketing

Social media marketing is important for all businesses, which is why we announce your accolades on social platforms, and regularly engage with you and your followers.

Interviews & PR

We can create quality, in-depth content with your team, making you a trusted voice in your industry, and highlighting the achievements & success of your business or enterprise**.

Publicity and PR Package


Was £425
Was £425
£375 +VAT
(Award Acceptance Fee)
(Free Forever)
£99 +VAT
(per additional trophy)

* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.

** Interviews & PR: We will contact you regarding all publicity and PR opportunities based on the options you select in the entry form

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Care Awards Categories

Care Home of the YearAcknowledging a care home that stands out for its exceptional care, innovative practices, and commitment to creating a nurturing and supportive environment for its residents.
Best Family Liason TeamHonouring a care organisation that excels in building strong relationships with families, providing effective communication, support, and personalised care coordination, fostering trust and peace of mind for families involved in the care journey.
Best Use of TechnologyHonouring a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional utilisation of technology to enhance care delivery, improve operational efficiency, facilitate communication, and enhance the overall well-being of individuals in their care.
Best Newcomer Care HomeCelebrating a newly established care home that has demonstrated outstanding care, exceptional facilities, and a commitment to providing a high standard of person-centred care and support for residents.
Best Newcomer Home Care ProviderRecognising a recently established home care provider that has shown exceptional dedication and quality in delivering personalised, compassionate care services to individuals in the comfort of their own homes.
Best Nursing Care ProviderHonouring a nursing care provider that delivers exceptional nursing services, demonstrating clinical excellence, compassionate care, and a commitment to promoting the health and well-being of individuals in their care.
Best Palliative Care ProviderRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional compassion, expertise, and holistic support in providing palliative care services, ensuring comfort, dignity, and quality of life for individuals and their families during end-of-life care.
Diversity and Inclusion ChampionRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion, creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for residents and staff from all backgrounds and identities.
Best Leadership in CareHonouring a leader in the care sector who exemplifies exceptional leadership qualities, inspiring and guiding their team to deliver compassionate care, fostering a positive work culture, and driving excellence in the industry.
Best Care Company To Work ForRecognising a care organisation that prioritises employee well-being, fosters a positive and supportive work culture, offers opportunities for growth and professional development, and creates a fulfilling work environment for its staff.
Best Staff Training and DevelopmentRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional commitment to the training and development of its staff, fostering continuous learning, professional growth, and delivering high-quality care services to individuals in need.
Best Clinical Management SystemHonouring an organisation that employs an exceptional clinical management system, ensuring safe, accurate, and efficient administration of medications, waiting lists and overall medical management, promoting safety and optimal health outcomes.
Best Outside Agency LiasonRecognising a care organisation that excels in building collaborative partnerships and effective communication with external agencies, such as GPs, district nurses, and social care teams, ensuring seamless coordination and holistic care for individuals in their care.
Best Activity CoordinationRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional skills in planning and coordinating engaging activities, promoting social interaction, cognitive stimulation, and enhancing the overall well-being of individuals in their care.
Best Resident Focused CareHonouring a care organisation that prioritises individual needs, preferences, and well-being, providing person-centred care that promotes dignity, independence, and a high quality of life for residents.
Best Nutrition and DiningRecognising a care organisation that prioritises nutrition and dining experiences, offering balanced and appetising menus, catering to individual dietary needs, and providing an enjoyable dining environment for residents, promoting their overall health and well-being.
Excellence in Facility ProvisionRecognising a care organisation that goes above and beyond in providing exceptional facilities, such as a cinema room, games room, beauty salon, enabling residents to enjoy a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle within the care home environment.
Exceptional Customer SatisfactionHonouring an organisation that consistently exceeds expectations, delivering unparalleled service and fostering enduring customer loyalty.
Rising Star AwardRecognising exceptional talent and potential in individuals who have demonstrated remarkable growth and impact in their sector within a short span of time.

Entry Form

Care Awards
(Deadline Reached)

If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us:

Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.

Example Entry in Travel Awards:

Best Travel Company – Adventure Holidays

Excursionists UK is a travel company that specialises in adventure holidays designed to challenge and inspire our customers. Our range of adventure activities, including mountaineering, trekking, skiing, and scuba diving, are carefully curated to offer unique and unforgettable experiences.

At Excursionists UK, we believe that adventure holidays should be about more than just adrenaline-fueled activities. Our approach to adventure travel is to provide immersive and authentic experiences that connect our customers with local communities, cultures, and environments.

One of our standout adventure holiday packages is our Everest Base Camp Trek. This 14-day trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region of Nepal, with expert guides and porters on hand to help you navigate the challenging terrain. Along the way, you will experience traditional Sherpa culture, visit ancient monasteries, and enjoy panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.

Another popular adventure holiday package is our Arctic Expedition Cruise. This 8-day cruise takes you on a journey through the icy waters of the Arctic, with opportunities to see polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic wildlife up close. You will also have the chance to visit remote Inuit communities and learn about their way of life.

At Excursionists UK, we are committed to providing high-quality adventure holidays that are safe, sustainable, and responsible. We work closely with local communities and conservation organisations to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live there.

Our commitment to providing high-quality adventure holidays has been recognised with previous accolades including the Best Adventure Travel Company award at the 2020 British Travel Awards and the Best Small Tour Operator award at the 2021 Adventure Tourism Awards.

Rising Star Award:

Samantha Jones, Sales Manager at Excursionists UK

Samantha Jones is a dynamic and innovative sales manager who has helped to establish Excursionists UK as a rising star in the travel retail industry. Her commitment to personalised travel planning and sustainable travel has set her apart and made her a strong candidate for the Travel Retailer Rising Star Award.

Samantha’s innovative approach to travel retail, including her personalised travel planning service, has helped to increase revenue for Excursionists UK. By offering tailored travel solutions that meet the specific needs and interests of our customers, Samantha has been able to drive repeat business and attract new customers, ultimately contributing to our bottom line.